When Custis came of age in 1802, he inherited large amounts of money, land, and property from the estates of his father, John Parke Custis, and grandfather Daniel Parke Custis. When Martha Washington died (also in 1802), Custis received both a bequest from her (as he had upon George Washington's death in 1799) as well as his father's former plantations because of the termination of Martha's ...
Daniel is a masculine given name and a surname of Hebrew origin. It means "God is my judge"   (cf. Gabriel —"God is my strength"), and derives from two early biblical figures, primary among them Daniel from the Book of Daniel .
The fact that one of John Parke Custis's children was named after George Washington himself perhaps suggests that Washington had a cordial, if not close, relationship with his adopted children. In addition to raising two of their grandchildren, George and Martha Washington also helped to provide financially for nephews and nieces of their two extended families.
Im Alter von 18 Jahren heiratete sie den um zwanzig Jahre älteren, reichen Daniel Parke Custis. Das Paar wohnte nach der Hochzeit auf der Plantage White House . Sie hatten zusammen vier Kinder, von denen zwei schon im Kleinkindalter starben: Daniel jun. (1751–1754), Frances (1753–1757), John Parke Custis „Jacky“ (1754–1781) und Martha „Patsy“ Parke Custis (1756–1773).
George, at the age of 27, married Martha Dandridge Custis on 6 January 1759. A widow with two children, Martha had first been married to Colonel Daniel Parke Custis, another prosperous Virginia planter. Martha had four children by Custis, but only two, John Parke Custis (1754-1781) and Martha (called Patsy) (1765-1773), survived infancy. Col.
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial. Arlington House, with the gravesite of President John F. Kennedy in the foreground, March 2020. Arlington House, constructed between 1808 and 1818, was the nation's first memorial to George Washington. In 1778, John Parke Custis, the son of Martha Washington and her first husband Daniel Parke Custis, purchased 1,100 acr
When Martha was 18, she met and married Daniel Parke Custis, a wealthy plantation owner who was about 20 years older than her. The couple lived at Custis’ White House Plantation on the Pamunkey River. Custis showered Martha with the finest clothes and lavish gifts imported from England.